Relyea Family History

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Relyea Name Meaning

Altered spelling of South German Rellier, probably a regional variant of Reller, especially in the western provinces of Austria.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Elsea, Belyeu, Reder, Reiser, Reyna, Elyea, Kelner, Reeser, Mcelyea

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Relyea Family Origin

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Relyea Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Relyea family was Keeping House. The most common Relyea occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Relyea's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Relyea.

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Relyea Historical Records

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Relyea Life Expectancy

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